Sigma Delta Pi inducts five new members for life

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, recently inducted five new OLLU members for life: Gina Filoteo, Betsy Manriquez, Brianna Munoz-Rabb, Monzerrath Rodriguez and Valeria Sanchez-Perales.

Sigma Delta Pi faculty adviser and Spanish professor Maribel Larraga , PhD, led the virtual induction ceremony on June 5 from her home office.

“It was an intimate, but another very special celebration of student academic excellence in Spanish literature and language,” Dr. Larraga said. “It was fun. There was much laughter after the somber and serious ceremony was over.”

Filoteo (BA Psychology), Manriquez (BA Bilingual and Special Education), Munoz-Rabb (BA Criminal Justice) and Sanchez-Perales (BA Communication Sciences and Disorders) graduated this spring. Rodriguez is a Spanish major with a Psychology minor.